Recent Notification of the Ministry of Environment & Forests

Notification to protect and improve the quality of environment in the Himalayas

Now Delhi, the 6th October, 2000

S.O. 916(E).- The following notification which the Central Government proposes to issue in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (v) of sub-section (2) of section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) is hereby published as required under sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft notification will be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of sixty days from the date on which copies of the Gazette of India containing this notification are made available to the public.

Any person desirous of making any objection or suggestion in respect of the said draft notification may forward the same in writing for consideration of the Central Government within the period so specified to the Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Paryavaran Bhavan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, Mew Delhi-110003.

Draft Proposals:It is proposed to issue a notification to protect and improve the quality of environment in the Himalayas, which would include the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, And districts of Dehra Dun, Haridwar, Almora,Pithoragarh, Chamoli, Pauri Garhwal, Nainital, Uttar Kashi, Udham Singh Nagar, Rudra Prayag, Bageshwar, Tehri Garhwal and Champawat of Uttar Pradesh and Darjeeling district of West Bengal in the scope of this notification....

[F. No. 14-8/2000-CSC], R.H. KHWAJA, Jt. Secy.

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